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UFC 115 Salaries: Chuck Liddell Collects $500,000

In what UFC president Dana White has called Chuck Liddell's final UFC fight, the former UFC light heavyweight champion earned $500,000 in his loss to Rich Franklin at UFC 115 two weeks ago in Vancouver, according to disclosed salaries the commission provided Thursday to

Franklin, who scored the first-round knockout over Liddell, made $225,000, which includes his $85,000 bonus for Knockout of the Night. Franklin was listed for $70,000 to show with a $70,000 win bonus.

UFC 115 drew 17,669 in attendance with $14,621 tickets sold, recording a gross gate of $4,221,787.00.

Preliminary Bouts
Mike Pyle $38,000 ($19,000+$19,000) def. Jesse Lennox $7,000
Claude Patrick $12,000 ($6,000+$6,000) def. Ricardo Funch $5,000
James Wilks $30,000 ($15,000+$15,000) def. Peter Sobotta $4,000
Mario Miranda $12,000 ($6,000+$6,000) def. David Loiseau $12,000


Spike TV Bouts
Matt Wiman $28,000 ($14,000+$14,000) def. Mac Danzig $24,000
Evan Dunham $26,000 ($13,000+$13,000) def. Tyson Griffin $28,000

Pay-Per-View Bouts

Carlos Condit $137,000 ($26,000+$26,000+$85,000 FOTN) def. Rory MacDonald $93,000 ($8,000+$85,000 FOTN)
Ben Rothwell $100,000 ($50,000+$50,000) def. Gilbert Yvel $30,000
Martin Kampman $50,000 ($25,000+$25,000) def. Paulo Thiago $18,000
Mirko Filipovic $235,000 ($75,000+$75,000+$85,000 Sub) def. Pat Barry $11,000
Rich Franklin $225,000 ($70,000+$70,000+$85,000 KO) def. Chuck Liddell $500,000

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